Location: Baltimore, MD Category: Staff Posted On: Tue Mar 2 2021 Job Description:
Goucher College seeks to hire a Major Gifts Officer. The Major Gifts Officer will raise philanthropic support for Goucher College by participating in a wide range of activities related to the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major, planned, and annual giving donors. Reporting to the Director of Development, the MGO will provide leadership and implement strategies for marketing, cultivating, soliciting, and closing major, planned, and individual gifts. Manage a portfolio of 100-125 qualified major and planned gift prospects annually, working on special funding initiatives and projects as identified by the Director of Development. The Major Gifts Officer will work closely with the Advancement Team, faculty, students and volunteers.
5-7 years of fundraising experience.
Proven track record in solicitation
Proficient in Outlook, Excel, Word
Strong written and verbal skills
General math skills
Persuasive, reasoning, and excellent interpersonal skills
Prior experience with PG Calc, Raiser's Edge, or similar software
If this sounds like an interesting opportunity, and if you are innovative and open to change, we would love to hear from you!
Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community.
Internal Number: 128674
About Goucher College
Among the 40 Colleges That Change Lives, and ranked first in the nation for study abroad programs by U.S. News & World Report, Goucher is a selective, liberal arts college located 20 minutes north of Baltimore, MD. Goucher enrolls approximately 1,500 undergraduates, 84% of whom live on campus, and 1,200 graduate students. At Goucher, we’re redefining the meaning of a liberal arts education in order to help our students prepare for the jobs of the future. Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community.